Eurlene Brown

Jan 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Eurlene Brown, 85, of Beebe, Arkansas, more recently of Searcy, left this earth to be embraced by her Lord and Savior on January 5, 2012.  Mrs. Brown was born in Des Arc to Aldron B. and China Nicholson on July 11, 1926.  She was a graduate of Des Arc High School.  She married James C. Brown on December 28, 1944 and moved to New Orleans, Louisiana.  While in New Orleans, Eurlene was an active member of Mid City Baptist Church, the Sweet Adelines, and worked as a local organizer for the Billy Graham Crusade when it was in the area.  One of the proudest moments in her life was meeting and having lunch with Dr. Graham in person.  She always said that her unwavering faith in Christ sustained her through many tragedies and illness.

Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-eight years, James C. Brown; two sons, James Alan Brown and Ellard Aldron Brown; her parents, A.B. and China Nicholson; and two brothers, Leon and Lenville Nicholson.

She is survived by her son, Dr. Mark Brown of Searcy and his wife Danielle; two granddaughters whom she adored more than anything in the world, Alexandra Nicole Brown and Lauren Elizabeth Brown, both of Searcy; a sister, Bobbie Jean Green of Des Arc; as well as multiple nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.

Family received friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  Funeral was 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 9, 2012, at First Baptist Church, with Bro. Bob Hall officiating.  Burial was in Beebe Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 67, Beebe, AR  72012.